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Sub Specialty:
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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92 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685



MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


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August 04, 2016

Excellent bedside manner. Listens to concerns and explains things clearly.

August 04, 2016

the Dr. and his assistant were very knowledgeable of my situation.

July 21, 2016

Best Care

July 07, 2016

No problems!

June 10, 2016

very good

June 02, 2016

He is the most professional, knowledgeable, caring physician I have had the pleasure of knowing.

May 26, 2016

The day I went to see Dr Monaco he was called to emergency surgery, and I had to see his Resident who was very polite , courteous . Then on Tuesday he next week Dr Monaco called me to go over what the resident evaluated my needs. Dr Monaco was very apologetic for the fact he never got to see me, and made appointment for my next visit and testing to be done first. I am very impressed with UPMC and I drive from WV to see him. Tha'ts telling you how much I appreciate UPMC.

May 13, 2016

Overall, my experiences with all UPMC providers have been very positive. There are often long wait times, but I think that's pretty standard everywhere, and it doesn't bother me.

May 12, 2016

I feel I receive excellent care from Dr. Monaco, his staff, and the professionals at UPMC.

April 28, 2016

this office and staff are very very very much a part of my life they are the reason I am still able to do this survey and take care of my family still 3years ago this August is the date they saved my life . this office and the entire staff are my angels